AMBER Archive (2006)

Subject: Re: AMBER: Problem Installing Amber in SGI Irix 6.5

Date: Wed Nov 29 2006 - 08:50:51 CST

Thanks very much for the suggestions. So far I haven't had any luck
with g95. I'll keep working on that an also look into seeing if I can
get it compiled using mips processors somehow.

Quoting Joe Nolan <>:

> Generally an error--as pointed out by Mr. Case--is indicative of
> your MIPS compiler package not being installed (or at least not
> correctly). Another problem to compound the situation is that you
> seek to use the GNU compilers. While I'm not entirely sure if
> they'll do the job (SGI's can be funny little creatures), in theory,
> all you would have to do is change your system's aliases for the
> MIPS compilers to point to their respective GNU compilers using
> either the "set" or "setenv" commands, depending on your choice of
> unix shell.
> Another suggestion, which I have done, is to call SGI and fuss that
> they didn't tell you that their operating system does not include
> their proprietary compiler suite. Through some smooth talking, they
> will send you a free MIPS compiler package.
> Installation of the proprietary compilers is a cakewalk using the
> "inst" prompt, which any of their tech-support representatives could
> walk you through.
> Hopefully this sheds some light on your problem!
> -Msgr. E. Joseph Nolan IV
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